University of California

Brushland range improvement… economic values


A. H. Murphy
D. T. Torell

Authors Affiliations

A. H. Murphy is Specialist, Dept. of Agronomy and Range Science and Superintendent of the Hopland Field Station; D. T. Torell is Livestock Specialist, Dept. of Animal Science, Hopland Field Station.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 26(6):3-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v026n06p3. June 1972.

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Brush-covered lands in California are a challenge to the landowner; they may be a blessing or a problem, depending on the management. If the brush cover is manipulated to produce animal feed then value is received from the land; however, if the plant cover becomes a dense thicket, it not only produces little feed but is a fire hazard during dry summer months.

Murphy A, Torell D. 1972. Brushland range improvement… economic values. Hilgardia 26(6):3-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v026n06p3
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